Red-footed Booby Chick Would this Red-footed Booby chick win 1st prize for Cutest Galapagos Animal? During their first few weeks of life they are just a downy ball. The parents take turns to incubate the egg which takes 45 days to hatch. Until it fledges after 130 days, the chick spends its life in this crude twig nest. Genovesa Island.
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